News About: Autumn Racing Carnival

2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Excess Knowledge

2017 Sydney Cup an Option for Excess Knowledge

23 Nov, 2016

Co-trainer Adrian Bott has revealed that talented stayer Excess Knowledge will be set for a campaign through the forthcoming 2017 Autumn Carnival, which could culminate in an appearance in a race like the Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m).

Excess Knowledge may be set for the 2017 Sydney Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Excess Knowledge has …

Lord Of The Sky Out of 2016 Spring Carnival

Lord Of The Sky Out of 2016 Spring Carnival

30 Aug, 2016

Trainer Robbie Laing has confirmed that racing fans have not seen the last of Lord Of The Sky, despite the enigmatic sprinter’s Spring Carnival campaign having been called off as a result of injury.

Lord Of The Sky has been ruled out of the remainder of the 2016 Spring Carnival through injury, Photo: Ultimate Racing …

Light Spring Likely for Terravista

Light Spring Likely for Terravista

5 Jul, 2016

Sprint king Joe Pride has revealed popular gelding Terravista will be kept to a light preparation during the 2016 Spring Carnival, with a view towards major Group 1 targets in autumn next year.

Terravista is likely to make only one appearance during the 2016 Spring Carnival. Photo: Steve Hart

Terravista has arguably been the stable …

Work to Decide the Future of Happy Trails

Work to Decide the Future of Happy Trails

28 Jun, 2016

Trainer Paul Beshara has revealed he will allow the work completed by popular gelding Happy Trails through the coming weeks dictate whether or not the horse will be set for a final racing campaign through the forthcoming 2016 Spring Carnival.

Paul Beshara will allow Happy Trails’ work to determine his future in racing. Photo: Race …

Highland Beat The Pick in Thoroughbred Club Cup

Highland Beat The Pick in Thoroughbred Club Cup

29 Apr, 2016

The Lindsay Park operation will saddle two runners in Saturday’s Listed Thoroughbred Club Cup (1200m) at Caulfield, however co-trainer Tom Dabernig has selected Highland Beat as a slightly better chance of winning the feature race.

Co-trainer Tom Dabernig rates Highland Beat as a slightly better chance of winning the Thoroughbred Club Cup than Lionhearted. Photo: …

Maher Pleased With Girl Guide Ahead of Return

Maher Pleased With Girl Guide Ahead of Return

19 Apr, 2016

Ciaron Maher is pleased with the condition of latest stable acquisition Girl Guide ahead of her likely return to racing in Saturday’s Listed Bel Esprit Stakes (1100m) at Caulfield.

Girl Guide is poised to have her first start for Ciaron Maher in Saturday’s Bel Esprit Stakes at Caulfield. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Girl Guide …

Two Blue Claims Upset Win in Sapphire Stakes

Two Blue Claims Upset Win in Sapphire Stakes

9 Apr, 2016

Two Blue has posted a big upset in the final race at Royal Randwick on Day 2 of The Championships; leading from start to finish to take out the Group 2 Sapphire Stakes (1200m).

Two Blue was rated virtually no chance of success in the 2016 Sapphire Stakes but gave her chances a huge boost …

Thousand Guineas the Target for Percy Sykes Stakes Winner Missrock

Thousand Guineas the Target for Percy Sykes Stakes Winner Missrock

9 Apr, 2016

Outsider Missrock has returned to racing in the best way possible at Royal Randwick this afternoon; completely a perfectly-timed run to win the Group 3 Percy Sykes Stakes (1200m) on Day 2 of The Championships.

Missrock wins the Percy Sykes Stakes at Randwick.Photo by Steve Hart.

Missrock had not been seen at the races since …

Zanbagh Primed for Queen Of The Turf Stakes

Zanbagh Primed for Queen Of The Turf Stakes

4 Apr, 2016

Zanbagh has returned to slick form for trainer John Thompson this season and has been confirmed to take her place in the field for Saturday’s 2016 Queen Of The Turf Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick.

John Thompson is pleased with Zanbagh ahead of Saturday’s Group 1 Queen Of The Turf Stakes at Randwick. Photo: Steve …

Alpine Eagle Working Well Ahead of Return

Alpine Eagle Working Well Ahead of Return

4 Apr, 2016

Alpine Eagle was unlucky to miss his major Spring Carnival targets through injury last year, but is reportedly building well in the lead-up to a likely returned in the Listed Anniversary Vase (1400m) at Caulfield on April 16th.

Alpine Eagle will return to racing in the Anniversary Vase at Caulfield on April 16th. …